St. Johns County offers free debris disposal week at local landfills and staging areas


In order to facilitate the community’s recovery from Hurricane Matthew, the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is waving vegetative, demolition, and construction debris disposal fees for residents from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. November 5 through 13 at the following locations:

• Republic Nine Mile Road Landfill, 445 International Golf Pkwy. (vegetative debris only)
• St. Johns County Fairgrounds, 5840 State Road 207, Elkton (vegetative debris only)
• Tillman Ridge, 3005 Allen Nease Rd., Elkton (construction and demolition debris only)
Contractors and commercial businesses, including landscaping companies, are not eligible to participate. Household hazardous waste materials will not be accepted. St. Johns County residents may dispose of the following storm-related materials:
• Vegetative – Trees, branches, limbs, brush, and vegetation.
• Demolition and construction – Drywall, flooring, and plywood, and flood-damaged household bulky items including furniture.
• Flood-damaged white goods – Refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers, etc.

For more information on the Free Debris Disposal Week, please call St. Johns County Solid Waste Management at (904) 827-6980.